Two men charged with separate burglaries at homes in Merstham and Dorking

April 19, 2018

A man from Epsom has been charged with stealing jewellery, watches and bags from a Dorking address. while another man has been charged with a separate burglary in Merstham. Luke Andrews, 21, from Pelman Way, Epsom appeared at Staines Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (April 18) having been charged with burgling a property in Deepdene Drive…

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No arrests after boy hit by car in Godalming

April 19, 2018

There have been no arrests in relation to an incident where a five-year-old boy was hit by a car in Godalming and airlifted to a London hospital. Surrey Police said officers have spoken to the driver of the car but had not made any arrests. The incident, described as “potentially serious” by a spokesman for…

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Measles outbreak in Redhill reported by Public Health England

April 19, 2018

Public Health England is warning of a measles outbreak in Redhill . There have been 34 cases – 26 confirmed and eight deemed to be ‘probable’ cases – since January, mostly in Redhill but with some reported in other parts of Surrey and Sussex. A further 23 people are being investigated as possible measles cases.…

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Princess Anne visits Pirbright for Royal Logistics Corps’ 25th anniversary parade

April 19, 2018

Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, inspected the Royal Logistics Corps (RLC) during a parade to mark the corps’ 25th anniversary on Wednesday (April 18). Formed on April 5 1993 from an amalgamation of five other corps, the RLC is the army’s largest body of troops and is responsible for keeping soldiers supplied wherever they are,…

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Fairoaks: See residents’ reaction to unveiling of revised plans to transform airport into a garden village

April 19, 2018

Residents filled the small church hall in Chobham to witness the unveiling of revised plans to build a large garden village on the site of Fairoaks Airport . The community engagement event at St Lawrence Church on Tuesday (April 17) was the first of five exhibitions displaying the latest proposals for the controversial development .…

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The ‘most adulterous’ towns and villages in Surrey

April 19, 2018

Statistics have revealed the most salacious areas in Surrey according to what a dating site for married people calls its ‘Infidelity Index’. The index compiles the most adulterous towns in the country by mapping the postal data of members on IllicitEncounters.com , the UK’s leading dating website for married people, which has over 1.065 million…

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Thorpe Park opening times and visitor information for 2018

April 19, 2018

Opening times, prices, parking and facilities for the world-famous theme park in Surrey Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2J9vrTy Famous Words of Inspiration...

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London cab drivers show support for Headley Court’s work treating injured veterans

April 19, 2018

Some of London’s black cabs will be showing support for military veterans treated at Headley Court to mark a charity’s 70 anniversary. Members of the London Cab Drivers’ Military Charity arrived at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre’s (DMRC), based at Headley Court, sporting the new Benevolent Fund logo. As well as the cab drivers, the…

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Cranleigh hairdresser who was guitarist for Britney Spears and Boyzone found guilty of sexual assault

April 19, 2018

A Cranleigh hairdresser who once played guitar for Britney Spears and Boyzone has been given a community order after being found guilty of sexual assault. Timothy Pearson, who described himself in court as “quite a touchy-feely person” , was found guilty after trial on January 11 of touching a woman’s breasts from behind. He was…

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Driver breaks hand in Leatherhead crash with HGV after ‘being dazzled by the sun’

April 19, 2018

A driver who broke his hand in a crash between a car and a lorry in Leatherhead was “dazzled by the sun” according to firefighters. The crash occurred at approximately 7.30am on Thursday (April 19) on Bypass Road and caused the road to be closed for roughly an hour while the road was cleared. A…

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Driver breaks hand in Leatherhead crash with HGV after ‘being dazzled by the sun’

April 19, 2018

A driver who broke his hand in a crash between a car and a lorry in Leatherhead was “dazzled by the sun” according to firefighters. The crash occurred at approximately 7.30am on Thursday (April 19) on Bypass Road and caused the road to be closed for roughly an hour while the road was cleared. A…

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Stunning Stanhill Court manor house hotel near Horley sold for whopping £4.8million

April 19, 2018

A manor house hotel near Horley has been sold for an incredible £4.8million after the previous owners decided to retire. Stanhill Court Hotel, in Charlwood, had been run by Mr and Mrs Antonio Colas for the past 14 years before their decision. The hotel has 35-acres of grounds and the three-star venue is known in…

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Stunning Stanhill Court manor house hotel near Horley sold for whopping £4.8million

April 19, 2018

A manor house hotel near Horley has been sold for an incredible £4.8million after the previous owners decided to retire. Stanhill Court Hotel, in Charlwood, had been run by Mr and Mrs Antonio Colas for the past 14 years before their decision. The hotel has 35-acres of grounds and the three-star venue is known in…

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Debenhams profits down by nearly 85% after poor weather deters shoppers, retailer says

April 19, 2018

Profits at one of the country’s most well-known clothing retailers have plunged after terrible winter weather took its toll. Half-year profits at Debenhams fell by nearly 85%, from £87.8 million to just £13.5 million in the 26 weeks leading up to March 3. This was partly due to the temporary closure of around 100 stores…

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Debenhams profits down by nearly 85% after poor weather deters shoppers, retailer says

April 19, 2018

Profits at one of the country’s most well-known clothing retailers have plunged after terrible winter weather took its toll. Half-year profits at Debenhams fell by nearly 85%, from £87.8 million to just £13.5 million in the 26 weeks leading up to March 3. This was partly due to the temporary closure of around 100 stores…

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Van driver sentenced to community service after fatal collision with elderly woman

April 19, 2018

A van driver has been sentenced to community service after causing the death of an elderly woman in Thames Ditton . Teresa McArdle, known as Billie, died after a collision with a white Ford Transit van by the Shell service station in Portsmouth Road on the morning of June 14 2017. The 86-year-old had serious…

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Dash cam video shows white van driver performing unexpected ‘handbrake turn’ in Godalming

April 19, 2018

A video appearing to show a white van driver doing an unexpected handbrake turn in Godalming has shocked local residents. The dash cam video was posted on Facebook group Godalming Community Board on Thursday (April 12) and has had nearly 100 reactions. The footage, taken at 7.22pm on Wednesday (April 11), shows the owner of…

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What you should do if you see a dog in a hot car

April 19, 2018

Temperatures have risen this week and that means pet owners need to be extra vigilant in taking care of their little companions. The RSPCA says that when it’s 22 degrees outdoors, a car can reach unbearable temperatures of 47 degrees within an hour. So what should you do if you see a dog in a…

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Wetherspoons ‘going against conventional wisdom’ to close all social media accounts with immediate effect

April 19, 2018

Remember the good old days – speaking to an actual person rather than endlessly scrolling social media. No? Maybe a trip to your local JD Wetherspoon could help. The popular pub chain is closing down its Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts and encouraging customers to speak with the manager at their local pub. The chain…

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Poundland in Guildford re-opens after ‘small fire’ in first-floor warehouse

April 19, 2018

Bargain hunters will be relieved that Guildford’s Poundland has re-opened after a “small fire” on Wednesday (April 18). The shop in North Street closed at around 2.35pm when two fire engines arrived to deal with the incident in the shop’s first floor warehouse. The firefighters left just after 3pm but a handwritten sign on the…

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Poundland in Guildford re-opens after ‘small fire’ in first-floor warehouse

April 19, 2018

Bargain hunters will be relieved that Guildford’s Poundland has re-opened after a “small fire” on Wednesday (April 18). The shop in North Street closed at around 2.35pm when two fire engines arrived to deal with the incident in the shop’s first floor warehouse. The firefighters left just after 3pm but a handwritten sign on the…

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Where to buy your very own Slush Puppie machine as temperatures soar

April 19, 2018

How to avoid a meltdown and make your very own sugary, icy treat Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2EZLkcx Famous Words of Inspiration...

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WhatsApp Martinelli virus revealed as a hoax

April 19, 2018

A WhatsApp virus message has been doing the rounds warning people about downloading WhatsApp Gold. The first half of the message is actually a hoax, and claims that a video will come out called Martinelli, which will hack your phone. But the message does warn of WhatsApp Gold – which is a true scam. Since…

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Where to buy your very own Slush Puppie machine as temperatures soar

April 19, 2018

With temperatures rising across Surrey this could be the perfect refreshing solution to cool down. Argos is selling its very own Slush Puppie machine and it’s under £50, as reported by the Mirror . The weather is set to reach record temperatures for the year this week, with a heatwave predicted for many parts of…

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Surrey hospital staff support End PJ Paralysis Campaign

April 19, 2018

You might have spotted hospital staff across Surrey have been wearing a new uniform recently – by working in their pyjamas! Staff at Frimley Park , Ashford and St Peter’s hospitals have been supporting the national 70-day ‘End PJ paralysis’ campaign, launched by the chief nursing officer for England, Professor Jane Cummings. The End PJ…

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Grayshott Lloyds Pharmacy burglars make off with £6,000 of perfumes and face creams

April 19, 2018

A pharmacy has been burgled and £6,000 worth of perfumes and face creams were stolen. The Lloyds Pharmacy in Grayshott in Headley Road was broken into on April 3. Officers were called to the scene shortly after 11pm on the same day. A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: “Entry was gained to the store and…

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